Monthly Archives: September 2020


Spain is sometimes perceived as a somewhat less than safe country to travel in. While certain parts like Barcelona may be prone to petty crime, the reality is walking the Camino is a very safe undertaking. Pilgrims are held in high esteem in Spain and are, for the most part, afforded nothing but the epitome of...
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Food and Drink

One of the beauties of the Camino, and especially the Camino Frances, is the infrastructure. It's rare that you are more than 4-6km from the nearest town and somewhere to buy food or fill up on water. There's no need to be weighed down carrying all your supplies for the day, although it is a...
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Physical Preparation

Being physically and mentally prepared for a long distance walk is an essential component of any Camino. Not only can it be the difference between not spending your walk patching yourself up physically, detracting from your purpose for walking, but it could be the difference between finisinshing it or not. The good news is that unless...
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